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CNN
Aug 17, 2013 10:00am PDT
's home town in louisiana. >> they've managed to create a ta trkt arta -- patina of a show that's around a country format. >> reporter: not only are the robertsons real people, but they still live in their home time. one offers visitors to duck into the city of monroe and follow the beards. now for the beards. the unkempt facial hair is all its own. i even felt a little out of place when i met them last year. there is a solution for that. the duck dynasty beard booth. problem solved. "duck dynasty" outstanding ratings are a threat and an example of how tv ratings are being dumbed down to the lowest common denominator. >> what we're seeing is there are all kinds of viewers watching some of these shows for different reasons. some watch them because they relate to the characters, and some people watch it to feel superior to the characters. the truth is, for a & e's purposes, it doesn't matter why people watch as long as they keep doing it. >> reporter: fans, however, argue it's not the beards or the camouflage that makes it attractive to the audience, it's the clampitt style clean humor and
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm EDT
of them. he was from louisiana. he worked in the railroads for a while as a porter. when i met him, he was -- he had a water pump here and a little pecan tree, and he was cutting down the pecan tree to burn fire to keep himself warm. he was five-foot-five, sleeping on a little iron crate. the crate was too small for him, so he had a wooden beekeeper's box for his head. there were -- i'll looking inside, and there were veinna sausage cans, empty ones, that had had put in the corners to keep the place from falling. literally, chickens have a better roost than had did, and this is where he was living. he came, you know, we found him a half century later, and he was nervous, thought we were government workers here to maybe inspect the house, shut it down, whatever. i said, new york city we're -- i said, no, we're here to tell his story. we're standing in the old lake basin. it was the biggest body of fresh water west of the mississippi, 800 square miles of lake right here in the middle of california, and these cotton grower from the south, chased out by the bull weevil came west, and they
CNN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
of the southern part of louisiana, new orleans, you could tap into this heavy rainfall as well. a lot of gulf moisture out there. that's why we have flood warnings in place. a lot of these watches are going to last in anticipation of this heavy rainfall event. we're not done there yet. as i mentioned, the tropics, we're watching an area of low pressure. all the convections and thunderstorms to the northeast of it. but we're still watching it, 40% chance of development as we go through the day. nice and sunny across the northeast. and then in the west, that fire threat continues as we showed you video out of sun valley, idaho. they're expecting temperatures high. and a dangerous situation there. >> we'll keep an eye. here in atlanta, jennifer? >> rainy and cloud >> i forgot my umbrella. if it rained, i never would have my umbrella. >> that's it. of course. >> the nice thing is they sell them. >> who wants to spend $10. >>> aliens and ufos. no it's not a seen out of the "x files. ." >> oh, no. area 51, the government finally admits the obvious -- yes, it really exists. here at fidelity, we give
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